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Jan 20 2017   4:34PM GMT

Writing for Business – continuous / continual

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

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As change is constant, you should have a process for ______ improvement of your controls and compliance efforts.
A. continual
B. continuous

Which is correct?

 

Answer: B

Explanation: They’re similar, but there’s a difference. “Continual” means something that’s always occurring, with obvious lapses in time. “Continuous” means something continues without any stops or gaps in between.

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